Al Fajer Information & Services Joins Hands with Messe Dusseldorf of Germany for 8th Tekno expo
The Dubai-based leading trade exhibition and event organizers, Al Fajer Information & Services today announced joining hands with Messe Dusseldorf GmbH, the Germany-based international trade fair organizer, for the upcoming eighth International Trade Fair for Industrial Machinery, Metalworking and Machine Tools (Tekno 2007) which will be held during January 13-16 2007 at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre (DIEC).
Announcing the partnership after a signing ceremony between senior officials of Al Fajer and Messe Dusseldorf, Mr. Satish Khanna, General Manager of al Fajer Information & Services, said: “We already have a partnership with Messe Dusseldorf for Arabplast. We are indeed delighted to extend this partnership to Tekno too, which will help enhance the value of the show and increase participation from European companies.”
Mr. Khanna further added: “The cooperation with Messe Dusseldorf comes at a time when the regional economies are increasingly focusing on the manufacturing sector as part of business diversification. The expo will bring best-of-the breed equipment and accessories to the region that will interest the growing regional manufacturing industry.”
Tekno is the only specialised and established event of its kind in the Middle East which offers a perfect platform for manufacturing companies to tap the booming Middle East manufacturing industry. Positioned to meet the challenges on the growing technology, Tekno is aimed to maintain higher productivity and better standard to meet the international demands.
Commenting on the partnership with Al Fajer Information and Services, Mr. Freidrich Kehrer, Project Director- Messe Duesseldorf GmbH, said: “We consider the association with Tekno, and with Al Fajer, a strategic development which will help increase Messe Dusseldorf’s enhanced presence in the region. We are indeed proud to be associating with Al Fajer, which is leading exhibition organiser in the region with immense local knowledge and expertise.”
Messe Düsseldorf is the organizers of the world’s largest plastics and rubber industry trade fair `K’ in Germany and has enjoyed a successful partnership with the plastics and rubber industry for over a half century. Messe Dusseldorf also organizes leading shows like GIFA, Thermoprocess, Wire, Tube, NewCast and METAV, which are globally acknowledged shows. The partnership will also lead to bringing leading companies from these shows to Tekno 2007.
- Over 700 companies to exhibit at Arabplast, Tekno/Tube Arabia 2007
- One-third of GCC tube requirements are met by imports from India, Europe and China
- Demand for steel sees annual rise of 5 to 6 percent in the GCC
- Qapco is the Principal Sponsor of ArabPlast Dubai
- UAE emerging as the main hub for supply to MENA with base metal products